March 31, 2013 in Education (F)
[prMac.com] Washington, District Of Columbia - Smarty Art offers dozens of different ways for the young artist to express themselves creatively!
The Jackson Pollock section where a child can splatter paint on a mock canvas while Jackson's favorite inspirational classical music hums along in the background.
The Coloring Book section allows for either free hand painting with all the colors in the spectrum or taking a photo with the device or from it's existing photos, turn them into a black and white coloring book page and color in!
The Cartoon section also allows the photo options to used but the filter turns photos a bit more animated for them to color in or add text. The Thank You section is an interactive thank you card that helps reinforce the importance of being gracious and thankful. The user can create a personalized note to either print, email or save to photos. The text can be moved around and manipulated and the user can choose from several different colorful templates.
The Chalkboard section has a chalkboard background and color wheel for free hand chalk writing that then can be printed out or emailed. The ABC Magnet section is a fully interactive magnet board, where the capital letters can be manipulated in size and color to spell out words, all the while the phonics and examples of each letter are being reinforced by a child's voice in the background.
Each section allows for the user to have music playing in the background and print, email or save their works! "An appreciation and understanding early in life for art and creative expression are essential in the learning process, it allows for free flowing movement as well as a stimulating stress-free environment" states designer Jacy Everling. Designed for art teachers, K-12 instructors and parents this app will help open up the creative process for certain.
Located in Washington, District Of Columbia, SmartyShortz specializes in the development of educational mobile Apps, particularly on iOS and has been in business since April 2009. Longtime designer Jill Mikols Etesse, previously owner of children's clothing line Tiny Tomatoes, is creating products, that are of the highest educational quality without the hefty price tag. The curriculum development is done with the help of educators along with gaming specialists and graphic designers on staff at the Smarty Shop outside of Washington DC. The developers rely on their own children as Beta Testers. Copyright (C) 2013 SmartyShortz LLC. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.